Product Focus: Short-throw Projectors for Under $1,500

Resolution: WXGA


Dell S500

Dell S500 Ultra Short Throw Projector

Features
Native Resolution: WXGA (1,280 x 800)
Brightness (Maximum): 3,200 lumens
Contrast Ratio: 2,300:1
Max Throw Ratio: 0.3
Image Size Range (Diagonal): 77" to 100"
Projection Distance: 19" to 26"
Display Technology: DLP (single chip)
Weight: 15.6 lbs.
Dimensions (W x H x D): 12.9" x 7.5" x 16.6"
Integrated Speakers: 5 watt stereo
AV Ports In: HDMI, two RGB/component (mini D-sub 15-pin) ports, S-video, composite video, USB mini-B (display), stereo RCA audio jacks, stereo minijack, microphone port (minijack)
AV Ports Out: RGB (mini D-sub 15-pin) port, stereo minijack
Networking, Control & Peripheral Ports: LAN (RJ-45), two USB (one type A, one type B), RS-232; optional: WiFi USB adapter
Keystone Correction: +40°/-35° vertical
Light Source: 280W
Max Lamp Life: 3,000 hours
Audible Noise: 31 dB (eco mode)

http://www.dell.com/us/en/highered/peripherals/projector-dell-s500/pd.aspx?c=us&l=en&refid=projector-dell-s500&s=hied


Epson PowerLite 410W

Epson PowerLite 410W Multimedia Projector

Features
Native Resolution: WXGA (1,280 x 800)
Brightness (Maximum): 2,000 lumens
Contrast Ratio: 500:1
Max Throw Ratio: 0.48
Image Size Range (Diagonal): 50" to 116"
Projection Distance: 24" to 236" (estimated)
Display Technology: LCD (three-panel, polysilicon, active-matrix TFT
Weight: 7.9 lbs.
Dimensions (W x H x D): 12.9" x 3.7" x 10.2"
Integrated Speakers: Single 10 watt speaker
AV Ports In: Two RGB/component (mini D-sub 15-pin) ports, S-video, composite video, stereo RCA audio jacks, two stereo minijacks
AV Ports Out: RGB (mini D-sub 15-pin) port, stereo minijack
Networking, Control & Peripheral Ports: LAN (RJ-45), RS-232
Keystone Correction: ±15° vertical
Light Source: 170W
Max Lamp Life: 4,000 hours
Audible Noise: 35/28 dB (normal/eco mode)
Security: Integrated Kensington lock slot, security bar, password

 

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Sharp PGD2870W

Sharp PGD2870W

Features
Native Resolution: WXGA (1,280 x 800)
Brightness (Maximum): 3,000 lumens
Contrast Ratio: 2,000:1
Max Throw Ratio: 0.72
Image Size Range (Diagonal): 60" to 150"
Projection Distance: 37" to 91"
Display Technology: DLP (single chip, 0.65")
Weight: 6.4 lbs.
Dimensions (W x H x D): 11.8" x 3.1" x 9.3"
Integrated Speakers: Single 7 watt speaker
AV Ports In: HDMI, two RGB/component (mini D-sub 15-pin) ports, S-video, composite video, stereo RCA audio jacks, stereo minijack
AV Ports Out: Shared RGB out with RGB input terminal (menu-selectable), stereo minijack
Networking, Control & Peripheral Ports: LAN (RJ-45), USB, RS-232
Light Source: 250W
Max Lamp Life: 5,000 hours
Audible Noise: 38/30 dB (normal/eco mode)
Security: Integrated Kensington lock slot, security bar, LAN monitoring

 

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Dukane ImagePro 8111H

Dukane ImagePro 8111H

$1,195

Features
Native Resolution: WXGA (1,280 x 800)
Brightness (Maximum): 2,000 lumens
Contrast Ratio: 400:1
Max Throw Ratio: 0.5
Image Size Range (Diagonal): 60" to 100" (screen size)
Projection Distance: 25" to 60"
Display Technology: LCD (three-panel, 0.59" polysilicon, active-matrix TFT
Weight: 8.2 lbs.
Dimensions (W x H x D): 13.1" x 4.1" x 11.9"
Integrated Speakers: Single 10 watt speaker
AV Ports In: HDMI, two RGB/component (mini D-sub 15-pin) ports, S-video, composite video, two stereo minijacks, stereo RCA audio jacks
AV Ports Out: RGB (mini D-sub 15-pin) port, stereo RCA audio ports out
Networking, Control & Peripheral Ports: LAN (RJ-45), RS-232
Keystone Correction: ±5° vertical
Light Source: 180W
Max Lamp Life: 4,000 hours
Audible Noise: 37/29 dB (ultra quiet/whisper mode)
Security: Integrated Kensington lock slot, security bar

http://www.dukane.com/av/products/Item_dvProjectors.asp?Model=8111H


NEC NP-510WS

NEC NP-510WS

Features
Native Resolution: WXGA (1,280 x 800)
Brightness (Maximum): 2,100 lumens
Contrast Ratio: 600:1
Max Throw Ratio: 0.74
Image Size Range (Diagonal): 57" to 104" (screen size)
Projection Distance: 35" to 68"
Display Technology: LCD (three-panel, 0.59")
Weight: 7.3 lbs.
Dimensions (W x H x D): 12.1" x 5.4" x 11.9"
Integrated Speakers: Single 7 watt speaker
AV Ports In: RGB/component (mini D-sub 15-pin) port, DVI-I, S-video, composite video, stereo minijack
AV Ports Out: RGB (mini D-sub 15-pin) port, stereo minijack
Networking, Control & Peripheral Ports: LAN (RJ-45), RS-232
Keystone Correction: ±20° vertical (auto and manual)
Optical Zoom: 1.2x
Light Source: 230W
Max Lamp Life: 5,000 hours
Audible Noise: 35/29 dB (normal/eco mode)
Security: Integrated Kensington lock slot

http://www.necdisplay.com/p/multimedia-projectors/np510ws


Dell S300

Dell S300 Short Throw Projector

 

Features
Native Resolution: WXGA (1,280 x 800)
Brightness (Maximum): 2,200 lumens
Contrast Ratio: 2,400:1
Max Throw Ratio: 0.521
Image Size Range (Diagonal): 44.6" to 294"
Projection Distance: 19" to 132"
Display Technology: DLP (single chip, 0.65")
Weight: 6.7 lbs.
Dimensions (W x H x D): 12" x 3.9" x 9.7"
Integrated Speakers: Single 8 watt speaker
AV Ports In: HDMI, two RGB/component (mini D-sub 15-pin) ports, S-video, composite video, stereo RCA audio jacks, stereo minijack, microphone port (minijack)
AV Ports Out: RGB (mini D-sub 15-pin) port, stereo minijack
Networking, Control & Peripheral Ports: LAN (RJ-45), three USB (type A, type B, mini), RS-232
Keystone Correction: +40°/-35° vertical
Light Source: 190W
Max Lamp Life: 5,000 hours
Audible Noise: 33 dB

http://www.dell.com/us/en/highered/peripherals/projector-dell-s300/pd.aspx?c=us&l=en&refid=projector-dell-s300&s=highered


Mitsubishi EW230U-ST

Mitsubishi EW230U-ST

Features
Native Resolution: WXGA (1,280 x 800)
Brightness (Maximum): 2,400 lumens
Contrast Ratio: 2,000:1
Max Throw Ratio: 0.5
Image Size Range (Diagonal): 50" to 300"
Projection Distance: 21" to 124"
Display Technology: DLP (single chip, 0.65")
Weight: 6.2 lbs.
Dimensions (W x H x D): 11.1" x 3.7" x 9.0"
Integrated Speakers: Single 2 watt speaker
AV Ports In: HDMI, two RGB/component (mini D-sub 15-pin) ports, composite video, stereo RCA audio jacks, stereo minijack
AV Ports Out: RGB (mini D-sub 15-pin) port, stereo minijack
Networking, Control & Peripheral Ports: LAN (RJ-45), RS-232
Light Source: 185W
Max Lamp Life: 4,000 hours
Audible Noise: 34/29 dB (normal/eco mode)

 

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NEC NP-U310W

NEC NP-U310W

Features
Native Resolution: WXGA (1,280 x 800)
Brightness (Maximum): 3,100 lumens
Contrast Ratio: 2,000:1
Max Throw Ratio: 0.3
Image Size Range (Diagonal): 77" to 100" (screen size)
Projection Distance: 20" to 26"
Display Technology: DLP (single chip, 0.65")
Weight: 14.3 lbs.
Dimensions (W x H x D): 16.8" x 7.9" 16"
Integrated Speakers: Single 10 watt speaker
AV Ports In: HDMI, two RGB/component (mini D-sub 15-pin) ports, S-video, composite video, stereo minijack
AV Ports Out: RGB (mini D-sub 15-pin) port, stereo minijack
Networking, Control & Peripheral Ports: LAN (RJ-45), USB, RS-232
Keystone Correction: ±15° vertical (auto and manual)
Optical Zoom: 1.1x
Light Source: 280W
Max Lamp Life: 3,000 hours
Audible Noise: 36/32 dB (normal/eco mode)
Security: Integrated Kensington lock slot

 

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